Firefox icon remains in the Dock after I quit the application (CMD-Q and File > Quit alike).
I have unchecked "Show recent apps in Dock" in System Preferences > Dock & Menu Bar.
Is there a way to fix/prevent this?
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Right click the icon in the Dock > Options
If it's running you'll see "Keep in Dock" which you need to uncheck
if it's not running, instead you'll see "Remove from Dock"
Both do the same thing, remove it from the Dock when it's not running.
The third method is to grab the icon in the Dock & drag it out into an empty area of your desktop, then release…